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Climate change the top issue for North Shore voters: poll

Economic recovery and resolving COVID-19 tie for second
A walker seeks shelter from the angry sea as a fall storm blows into West Vancouver on Oct. 25, 2020.

Climate change is the most important issue for North Shore voters in the federal election, according to a recent poll, followed closely by economic recovery and resolving COVID-19.

North Shore News polled 573 North Shore News readers and asked the question: What is the most important issue for you in the federal election?

The poll ran from Sept. 10 to Sept 14. Of the 573 votes, we can determine that 216 are from within the North Shore community. The full results are as follows:

Resolving COVID-19 23.04 % total, 25.46 % local    
Climate Change 29.14 % total, 32.87 % local    
Economic recovery 29.67 % total, 25.46 % local    
Housing affordability 15.88 % total, 14.81 % local    
Reconciliation 2.27 % total, 1.39 % local    
  Local   Total

Voters will go to the polls on Sept. 20. Read more about election issues and get to know your local candidates on the North Shore News Canada Votes 2021 webpage.

This result provides for a 95% confidence level +/- 4.08% margin of error in the local community.

North Shore News uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.